Information About Fruit, Jams, Fruit Spreads and Preserves

Hood River Fruit


History and information about the fruit we use in our jams, preserves and fruit spreads

At Oregon Growers and Shippers we use fresh in-season ingredients. Using fresh local fruit, including apples, cherries, marionberries, pears and strawberries are what make our jams, preserves and fruit spreads so special. We've included some informational links for you below to learn a little more about the history of the fresh fruit that goes into our products. Enjoy!

The History of the Apple

We use big chunks of fresh Sonata apples and real organic cider to make our Apple Fennel Chutney. Learn about the history of the apple, the symbol of America.

About Cherries

Cherries have pleased the palates of food lovers for centuries. We use fresh local Cherries in our Cherry Zinfandel Fruit Spread. Learn more about the history of cherries.

About Marionberry

The Marion blackberry, or “Marionberry” as it is known by consumers and marketers, is a distinctly American berry with worldwide appeal. Learn more about the Marionberry.

About Pears

Pears are one of the world's oldest cultivated and beloved fruits. Pear orchards in Oregon and Washington are as specialized as the regions that support them. Learn more about Pears.

About Strawberries

Oregon Strawberries are one of the states oldest and best loved agricultural crops. Learn more about Oregon Strawberries.

About Hood River Fruit

Hood River is one of the most magnificent and prolific fruit producing valleys in the world. Learn more about Hood River Fruit.

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